MRA Calls on Government to Introduce and Implement Policies and Legislation that Ensure Safety of Journalists

MRA Calls on Government to Introduce and Implement Policies and Legislation that Ensure Safety of Journalists Updated

🕔11:59, 23.Dec 2019

LAGOS, Monday, December 23, 2019: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today called on the Nigerian Government to adopt and implement policies and laws instituting preventive measures aimed at eliminating or reducing attacks against journalists and ensuring routine but diligent prosecution of

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Nigeria Inaugurates New National Broadband Plan Committee

Nigeria Inaugurates New National Broadband Plan Committee Updated

🕔12:34, 20.Dec 2019

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami, has inaugurated a 25-member National Broadband Plan (NBP) Committee in Abuja and unveiled its new five-year NBP aimed at boosting broadband penetration in the country from its present coverage

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Unique Double Degree in Media and Communications Offered at LSE and UCT

Unique Double Degree in Media and Communications Offered at LSE and UCT

🕔12:32, 20.Dec 2019

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and the Centre for Film and Media Studies at the University of Cape Town (UCT) are offering a two-year unique double Masters Degree in Media and Communications. To qualify, a candidate

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UNESCO Launches Journalists Handbook on Reporting on Violence against Women and Girls

UNESCO Launches Journalists Handbook on Reporting on Violence against Women and Girls Updated

🕔23:08, 16.Dec 2019

On the occasion of this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 22, 2019, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) launched a handbook for journalists on how to report violence against women

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UNESCO Launches Publication on Artificial Intelligence for Sustainable Development

UNESCO Launches Publication on Artificial Intelligence for Sustainable Development Updated

🕔22:45, 16.Dec 2019

On November 27, 2019, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) unveiled a publication on Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Sustainable Development at the just concluded Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2019 held in Berlin, Germany. Titled “Steering AI and

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IPI Launches Resource Platform to Combat Online Abuse Updated

🕔15:49, 16.Dec 2019

The International Press Institute (IPI) has launched a new web platform that offers comprehensive resources for newsrooms to combat online harassment against journalists and its effects on press freedom. The new platform called ‘Ontheline Newsrooms’ will provide best practices to

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European Press Freedom Centre Launches Codex on Police and Journalists Working Amicably

European Press Freedom Centre Launches Codex on Police and Journalists Working Amicably Updated

🕔15:42, 16.Dec 2019

The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) on December 4, 2019 launched its Press Freedom Police Codex, which formulates in eight clauses how the police and journalists can work amicably together. The clauses of the Codex are based

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Report finds at Least 250 Journalists Jailed Annually for 4th Consecutive Year Updated

🕔15:36, 16.Dec 2019

For the fourth consecutive year, the number of journalists imprisoned globally for their reporting reached at least 250 annually with 98 per cent of them being local journalists, according to a report by the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists

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New York to Host IPI 2020 World Congress

New York to Host IPI 2020 World Congress Updated

🕔08:18, 16.Dec 2019

The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, will hold its 2020 World Congress in New York City in the United States. The IPI World Congress will be co-hosted by

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NBC Announces Plans to Issue 200 Broadcast Licences Updated

🕔08:11, 16.Dec 2019

The Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Mallam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu, has announced plans by the Commission to issue 200 new broadcast licences saying it was already processing 200 applications for licences to enable the establishment of another set

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